Ezinma, Violinist to Beyoncé and SZA, Blurs Classical Music’s Rigid Boundaries
February 1st, 2021
“People are fascinated by things that they feel should never be found in the same room,” laughs the Nebraska-born violinist Ezinma one recent afternoon. “If you say ‘W...
Tribeca Film Festival 2021
February 1st, 2021
Emmy, Tony, and Grammy-Award Winning Actor and Two-Time Academy Award Nominee Cynthia Erivo hosts the world premiere of “Lot 448” & “Ezinma” -- The Final Two Original ...
Future Focus: Violinist Ezinma Fuses Classical and Hip-hop, and Hopes to Bring a Little Joy to a World That Needs It
January 15th, 2021
That word and all it implies is at the core of how Ezinma-the inventive, electrifying, and playfully mononymous violinist and educator from Lincoln, Nebraska-sees her role as ...
The New York Times
5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Beethoven
December 2nd, 2020
Listen to the best of the stormy, tender work of the composer who changed music. In the past, we’ve asked some of our favorite artists to choose the five minutesso they w...
CELEBRATED CLASSICAL FUSION VIOLINIST EZINMA RELEASES "DRUMMER BAE"
November 20th, 2020
A Merry Mingling Of Beloved Christmas Songs Listen to the Single Here November 20, 2020 (New York, NY) Today, violin sensation, Ezinma, releases “Drummer Bae,” (Decca...
Ezinma Ramsay is Luminous Diamonds's Greatness Under Pressure campaign
November 17th, 2020
Luminous Diamonds’ Debut Collection Celebrates Your Inner Glow The new fine jewelry company is a leader in rare fluorescent stones. All diamonds shimmer when light hit...
'Classical Bae' Ezinma Eyes Down Success With a Laser Focus
November 10th, 2020
This feature is one of a two-part Ray-Ban series that highlights the brand's connection to timeless, authentic artists who display courage and creativity in their work and...
How This Violinist Gets Her Skin So Good
October 20th, 2020
When Beyoncé performed at Coachella in 2018, she handpicked every single costume, lighting choice, dancer, and musician. Among those lucky enough to receive a phone call was ...
San Francisco Classical Voice
Ezinma Makes the Connection
October 19th, 2020
At age 29, violinist and composer Ezinma is making more than her mark as a classically trained musician. There are spokesperson contracts with major corporations, digital cele...
CLASSICALLY-TRAINED VIOLINIST EZINMA BRINGS SPRINGTIME TO THE FALL WITH "VIVALDI SPRINGS FOURTH"
October 16th, 2020
Ezinma is the very picture of elegant, inspiring, and energized with her seemingly effortless creation of sound and emotion. Ezinma, a world-renowned violin phenomenon, has sh...
Ezinma Releases New Single Vivaldi Springs Forth
October 16th, 2020
Known as "Classical Bae" and revered for her collaborations with artists including Beyoncé and Yo-Yo Ma, Ezinma utilizes her classical training to create music that m...
Ezinma Feature Story for Fall/Winter'20
October 2nd, 2020
The power of social media is undeniable, as numerous success stories have emerged through the ever-growing public network. Meredith Ezinma Ramsay, professionally known as Ezin...
The Violin Channel
OUT NOW | Violinist Ezinma's New Single: 'Beethoven Pleads The Fifth'
September 22nd, 2020
DECCA Records has announced the release of American violinist Ezinma's new single: "Beethoven Pleads The Fifth". 'My inspiration for this single came from a c...
Conoce a Ezinma, la violinista que tomó el escenario con Beyoncé en Coachella
September 3rd, 2020
Nacida en Lincoln, Nebraska, comenzó a tocar el violín a los tres años. Ezinma, de padre guyanés y madre alemana, ha resaltado este mix cultural y étnico en su música, l...
Ezinma is all about breaking stereotypical boundaries
August 31st, 2020
Ezinma is all about breaking stereotypical boundaries. The violinist, was in medical school when she realized that she was truly meant to play her music for the world. Her tal...
CELEBRATED VIOLINIST EZINMA ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF "BEETHOVEN PLEADS THE FIFTH"
August 28th, 2020
A Reimagination Of Beethoven's Classic Symphony No. 5. The re-envisioned hip-hop infused classical track is from her upcoming un-titled EP and the accompanying video is out n...
Ezinma’s Debut Single Fuses Classical, Hip-Hop For Unity In Diversity
August 28th, 2020
Brooklyn-based violinist Ezinma (Meredith Ezinma Ramsay, also known as "Classical Bae"), who has performed onstage with Beyoncé, released her first single today. The ...
Hip-Hop Violinist Ezinma Talks Self-Care In Quarantine While Prepping For Her Upcoming EP
August 28th, 2020
For violinist Ezinma (eh-zeen-ma) - dubbed "Classical Bae" by fans on social media - quarantining due to COVID-19 has been a huge period of transition. The 29-year-old...
Mozart Has Been Awfully Quiet Since This Violinist Turned "WAP" Into a Classical Masterpiece
August 19th, 2020
Things I didn't know I'd get (or need) this week? A classical remix of Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's "WAP," courtesy of pro-violinist Ezinma. The m...
From Lincoln to Beychella, 'Classical Bae' set to release debut single
July 19th, 2020
She’s affectionately called “Classical Bae.” She’s been catching ears and eyes with her viral videos playing classical violin versions of hip-hop and trap music. She...
Classical Bae: Rival Talks with Ezinma as we discuss Music, Social Justice, and Beychella
June 22nd, 2020
"Classical Bae" Ezinma is constantly perfecting her craft. Many of us met her online, watching her cover pop and hip hop tunes with her classical violin, and converting us int...
Behind the Bow with “Classical Bae”: How Violin Virtuoso, Ezinma, is Bringing Sexy Bach
June 19th, 2020
Catapulting into digital stardom after covering viral trap hits on her violin, Meredith Ezinma Ramsay, professionally known as "Ezinma", is not a one-string wonder. Rather, E...
Violinist Ezinma on Growing Up with a Black Dad and White Mom: Racism Takes 'Very Heavy' Toll
June 19th, 2020
Classically trained violinist Ezinma, 29, achieved viral fame with her covers of trap hits "Mask Off" by Future, "Gucci Gang" by Lil Pump, and "Rockstar" by Post Malone.
Hip-hop Violinist Ezinma Is Giving Children of Color Access to Classical Music
May 30th, 2020
Ezinma, the classically-trained violinist who became a viral sensation after her video covers of trap music went viral, is sharing her gift of music with inner-city students. ...
To Be Young, Gifted, and Black: 30 Women of Color Who Are Breaking Barriers and Shaking Sh*t Up
February 28th, 2020
Violinist Ezinma, aka Classical Bae, provides sweet symphonies through her four-stringed instrument. In 2016, a friend from Juilliard connected her with late rapper Mac Miller...
Hip-Hop Violinist Ezinma is Much More Than a Viral Sensation
September 4th, 2019
Spoken throughout high schools and workplaces alike, the term “overachiever” sometimes comes with an unwanted stigma. Yet for 28-year-old Ezinma (eh-zee-mah), a monoymous ...
Introducing Your Ultimate Top 20 Music Countdown
March 28th, 2019
The violinist merges hip-hop and classical in her electrifying performances. She’s worked with Beyoncé, Stevie Wonder and Mac Miller, and joined Jorja Smith on tour.
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Viral Violinist Ezinma on Working with Beyonce
January 30th, 2019
Virtuoso violinist Ezinma, who effortlessly combines her classical training with modern day R&B, chats with Ben and Kellie about going viral and getting the chance to collabor...
Get To Know Ezinma, The Viral Violinist With A Beyoncé Cosign
February 1st, 2018
Ezinma catapulted into online superstardom when she began performing covers of viral trap hits on her violin. And in the few short years since her big break, the artist and on...
People Around The World Are Participating In The #MaskOffChallenge And Its Pure Talent
April 5th, 2017
The best thing to happen to internet challenges in AWHILE. Future's latest hit "Mask Off" has inspired the latest innanet challenge - but this time, there are no ...
Ezinma Finds Herself in 'Give It Up' Visual: Exclusive Premiere
March 21st, 2017
Call her the queen of genre-blending and bending. Ezinma, a classically trained violinist who is a master of taking any track and making it completely her own, is premierin...
This Violinist's Drake & Rihanna Covers (& Her Hair) Are Changing The Game
July 25th, 2016
We're suckers for anyone who goes by a mononym. There's something about going by a single name that screams, 'I'm about to blow the eff up.' Take Ezinma, for example. The mind...
VIDEO PREMIERE: Classically trained violinist Ezinma forges eclectic niche blending hip-hop and classical in "Elevate Me"
July 1st, 2016
We've had our eyes (and ears) on violinist, Ezinma, for a few months now, so it's awesome that we get to premiere her newest video "Elevate Me" for you guys today.
Classical Bae: Meet The Violin-Playing Banger You Need To Be Paying Attention To
March 3rd, 2016
We love finding new bangers and this woman fits the bill perfectly. She's more than that, though. Way more. Her name is Ezinma and she's a violin-playing lovely woman who is m...